Comparison of the KeyCDN and Leaseweb CDNs

In the tables below you can easily compare KeyCDN and Leaseweb for POP locations, pricing and features & support. We hope this helps you better understand the similarities and differences between these Content Delivery Networks.

POP locations KeyCDN Leaseweb
POPs in North-America 5HelpSan Jose, Jaksonville, Indianapolis, Dallas, Washington D.C. 3HelpWashington DC, Silicon Valley, Miami
POPs in Europe 4HelpRoubaix (France), Milan (Italy), Istanbul (Turkey), Riga (Latvia) 2HelpAmsterdam, Frankfurt
POPs in Asia (not China) 4HelpSingapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo (Japan), Chennai (India) 1HelpSingapore
POPs in China 0 0
POPs in Australia 1HelpSydney 0
POPs in South-America 1HelpViña del Mar (Chile) 0
POPs in Middle-East 0 0
POPs in Africa 0 0

A POP is a Point Of Presence, an access point to the Internet. It is a physical, strategically placed location that houses multiple CDN servers.

Pricing KeyCDN Leaseweb
Price US/EU traffic - low volume $0.04 per GB $0.05 per GB, at 1 TB per monthHelp1TB (EUR 49) minimum commitment.
Price US/EU traffic - high volume $0.04 per GB $0.03 per GB, at 50 TB per month
Extra charge for APAC region traffic 0% 0%
Storage $0.90 per GB/mHelpCustomers pay KeyCDN $0.90 per GB per month for storage, in an origin pull setup. FreeHelp2 GB included for free

Note: custom price plans are very common in the CDN market, especially for large volume customers. We recommend you always talk to the CDN provider about your needs and requirements and work with them to get a best-fit deal.

Features & Support KeyCDN Leaseweb
Origin-Pull YesHelpOrigin can be an IP address or a host name. YesHelpOrigin can be a hostname or IP address.
Push (upload to CDN servers) YesHelpConfiguration possibilities are minimal. Yes
Purge YesHelpIt takes max 15 minutes to complete a purge request. Customers can configure after how long the CDN needs to check on the origin if a file is still valid. YesHelpThe average time for a purge request to execute on all CDN servers is less than 5 minutes. The CDN supports ‘soft TTL’ or ‘soft invalidation’. This means the customer can configure after how long the CDN needs to check on the origin if a file is still valid.
Purge All Yes YesHelpYou can purge all files in a directory and all files in all directories.
Gzip Only if origin server does Gzip Resend from origin, or compress on edgeHelpCustomer can configure which files get sent compressed.
Persistent connections Yes Yes
Honors all origin server headers Yes Yes
Can override origin server headers Yes Yes
Set caching headers for pushed files Yes Yes
Custom CNAMEs Yes Yes
HTTPS Yes YesHelpShared certificate is free. Customer upload his own SSL certificate. Support for SAN and EV SAN certificates.
Control Panel & statistics Yes YesHelpInsight in bandwidth usage is per 5minute, hourly, daily, monthly. Reports include: - #requests for top urls - activity per geographical region/country on a map - AS Number distribution
Access Logs Yes YesHelpAccessible via FTP and FTPS. Logs are W3C compliant. The logs have an impact on storage used, and so on the charges for storage (first 2 GB is free).
API Yes YesHelpAPI is REST with JSON output. API has a HTTPS endpoint. No billing info via API.
Support YesHelp14/7 phone support. Local phone number for the US and one number for international support. Phone support is available from 8am to 10pm CET. YesHelp24/7 phone support.
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